Health mini factsheets

These bite-sized factsheets contain easy-to-read information from the history of soya to the age-old question “Where do you get your protein?”. Do you need a B12 supplement? What about calcium and vitamin D? Why does red meat harm and is chicken any better? All this and more is explained in these ten beautifully designed A5 factsheets feeding you all the facts from vitamin B12 to soya. To order your set of 10 online see here.

Mini fact sheet: Vitamin B12

Mini factsheet: Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 helps make red blood cells and keeps our nervous system healthy. If you lack vitamin B12 you could suffer from vitamin B12 anaemia – your red blood cells aren’t able to carry oxygen around your body properly.

Mini factsheet: Calcium and vitamin D

Vitamin D is often overlooked, and many people are unaware that deficiency is common in the UK, especially during the winter!

Cancer and diet

Mini factsheet: Cancer and diet

Cancer incidence in the UK is ranked higher than 90 per cent of the world! Half of us will be told we have cancer at some point in our lives, and one quarter of us will die from it

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Mini factsheet: Chicken and red meat

Chicken has become the most popular choice in the UK, the so-called healthy option – but is it?

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Mini factsheet: Children

The health and well-being of our children critically determines their opportunities in life. A healthy diet is vital to reduce the risk of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and many types of cancer. There’s a lot of misinformation around, so is a vegan diet healthy for kids?

Mini fact sheet: Fat facts

Mini factsheet: Fat facts

Not all fats are bad, a small amount of ‘good’ fat is essential for health. It provides energy and helps you absorb some nutrients.

Mini fact sheet: Heart health

Mini factsheet: Heart health

Your heart pumps oxygen-rich blood around your body through a network of arteries. Problems arise when arteries are blocked by the build-up of plaques made of cholesterol and other fatty substances in blood

Mini fact sheet: Iron

Mini factsheet: Iron

Your body uses iron to make haemoglobin in red blood cells and myoglobin in muscles, both proteins carry oxygen to fuel the body. Without enough iron to make these proteins, iron-deficiency anaemia may leave you tired and short of breath

Mini fact sheet: Protein

Mini factsheet: Protein

It’s a tired old question asked by those who think animal products are the only proper sources of protein. But do vegans fall short? What are the facts? Why do we need protein?

Mini fact sheet Soya

Mini factsheet: Soya

No other plant divides opinions like soya – some consider it healthy and versatile, others say it is harmful and should be avoided. What are the facts?

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